Todd A Kuiken

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Redirection of cutaneous sensation from the hand to the chest skin of human amputees with targeted reinnervation
    Todd A Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, 345 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:20061-6. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Targeted reinnervation for enhanced prosthetic arm function in a woman with a proximal amputation: a case study
    Todd A Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Lancet 369:371-80. 2007
  3. pmc Targeted muscle reinnervation for real-time myoelectric control of multifunction artificial arms
    Todd A Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior St, Room 1309, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JAMA 301:619-28. 2009
  4. pmc Control of a six degree of freedom prosthetic arm after targeted muscle reinnervation surgery
    Laura A Miller
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2057-65. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Robotic leg control with EMG decoding in an amputee with nerve transfers
    Levi J Hargrove
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    N Engl J Med 369:1237-42. 2013
  6. pmc Quantifying pattern recognition-based myoelectric control of multifunctional transradial prostheses
    Guanglin Li
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 18:185-92. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A strategy for minimizing the effect of misclassifications during real time pattern recognition myoelectric control
    Ann M Simon
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:1327-30. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Targeted reinnervation in the transfemoral amputee: a preliminary study of surgical technique
    Sonya P Agnew
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:187-94. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Vibrotactile detection thresholds for chest skin of amputees following targeted reinnervation surgery
    Aimee E Schultz
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain Res 1251:121-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint An analysis of EMG electrode configuration for targeted muscle reinnervation based neural machine interface
    He Huang
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 16:37-45. 2008

Detail Information

Publications58

  1. pmc Redirection of cutaneous sensation from the hand to the chest skin of human amputees with targeted reinnervation
    Todd A Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, 345 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:20061-6. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Targeted reinnervation for enhanced prosthetic arm function in a woman with a proximal amputation: a case study
    Todd A Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Lancet 369:371-80. 2007
    ..We developed a technique that used nerve transfers to muscle to develop new electromyogram control signals and nerve transfers to skin, to provide a pathway for cutaneous sensory feedback to the missing hand...
  3. pmc Targeted muscle reinnervation for real-time myoelectric control of multifunction artificial arms
    Todd A Kuiken
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior St, Room 1309, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    JAMA 301:619-28. 2009
    ..After reinnervation, these target muscles produce electromyogram (EMG) signals on the surface of the skin that can be measured and used to control prosthetic arms...
  4. pmc Control of a six degree of freedom prosthetic arm after targeted muscle reinnervation surgery
    Laura A Miller
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:2057-65. 2008
    ..To fit and evaluate the control of a complex prosthesis for a shoulder disarticulation-level amputee with targeted muscle reinnervation...
  5. doi request reprint Robotic leg control with EMG decoding in an amputee with nerve transfers
    Levi J Hargrove
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    N Engl J Med 369:1237-42. 2013
    ..This provided robust and intuitive control of ambulation--with seamless transitions between walking on level ground, stairs, and ramps--and of the ability to reposition the leg while the patient was seated...
  6. pmc Quantifying pattern recognition-based myoelectric control of multifunctional transradial prostheses
    Guanglin Li
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 18:185-92. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint A strategy for minimizing the effect of misclassifications during real time pattern recognition myoelectric control
    Ann M Simon
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:1327-30. 2009
    ..These results suggest that using a pattern recognition system with a decision based velocity profile may improve user performance...
  8. doi request reprint Targeted reinnervation in the transfemoral amputee: a preliminary study of surgical technique
    Sonya P Agnew
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:187-94. 2012
    ..To bring this technique to transfemoral amputees, a comprehensive understanding of the location of motor and sensory nerves is required...
  9. doi request reprint Vibrotactile detection thresholds for chest skin of amputees following targeted reinnervation surgery
    Aimee E Schultz
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain Res 1251:121-9. 2009
    ..The functional limb sensation following targeted reinnervation could be used to provide prosthesis users with a sense of touch...
  10. doi request reprint An analysis of EMG electrode configuration for targeted muscle reinnervation based neural machine interface
    He Huang
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 16:37-45. 2008
    ..7+/-4.5%. These outcomes provide important guidelines for practical electrode placement that can promote future clinical application of TMR and EMG PR in the control of multifunctional prostheses...
  11. pmc Occupational therapy protocol for amputees with targeted muscle reinnervation
    Kathy A Stubblefield
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Suite 1309, 345 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 46:481-8. 2009
    ..This material is based on more than 6 years of experience treating patients with TMR in a research setting. Detailed results of this research are reported elsewhere...
  12. pmc The effects of increased prosthetic ankle motions on the gait of persons with bilateral transtibial amputations
    Po Fu Su
    Northwestern University Prosthetics Research Laboratory and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:34-47. 2010
    ..To determine whether the provision of prosthetic ankle motion improves walking performance in persons with bilateral transtibial amputations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Gait characteristics of persons with bilateral transtibial amputations
    Po Fu Su
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Robert R McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:491-501. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate the deficiencies in current prosthetic componentry and suggest that further research is needed to enhance prosthesis function and improve gait in persons with amputations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Decoding a new neural machine interface for control of artificial limbs
    Ping Zhou
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neurophysiol 98:2974-82. 2007
    ..In addition, the results demonstrate that the central motor control system is capable of eliciting complex efferent commands for a missing limb, in the absence of peripheral feedback and without retraining of the pathways involved...
  15. doi request reprint Improved myoelectric prosthesis control using targeted reinnervation surgery: a case series
    Laura A Miller
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 16:46-50. 2008
    ..Performance on timed tests, including the box-and-blocks test and clothespin test, has increased two to six times. Options for new control strategies are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Volume conduction in an anatomically based surface EMG model
    Madeleine M Lowery
    Sensory Motor Performance Program Laboratory, Research Department, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611 4496, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51:2138-47. 2004
    ..However, if the objective is to examine more qualitative features of the surface EMG signal, then an idealized volume conductor model with appropriate tissue thicknesses provides a close approximation...
  17. ncbi request reprint Independence of myoelectric control signals examined using a surface EMG model
    Madeleine M Lowery
    Research Department, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611 4496, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:789-93. 2003
    ..More focal control signals can be obtained, at the expense of increased variability, by using the mean square value, rather than the root mean square or average rectified value...
  18. doi request reprint Targeted reinnervation to improve prosthesis control in transhumeral amputees. A report of three cases
    Kristina D O'Shaughnessy
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 North St Clair Street, 19th Floor Galter, Suite 250, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:393-400. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Development of a model osseo-magnetic link for intuitive rotational control of upper-limb prostheses
    Elliott J Rouse
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 19:213-20. 2011
    ..Adjustments in sensor placement may reduce these errors. The results demonstrate that the OML is a feasible solution for providing prosthesis rotation control while preserving rotational proprioception...
  20. doi request reprint Determining the optimal window length for pattern recognition-based myoelectric control: balancing the competing effects of classification error and controller delay
    Lauren H Smith
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611 USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 19:186-92. 2011
    ..For the system employed in this study, the optimal window length was found to be between 150 and 250 ms, which is within acceptable controller delays for conventional multistate amplitude controllers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Improved myoelectric prosthesis control accomplished using multiple nerve transfers
    John B Hijjawi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, and the Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill 60610, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1573-8. 2006
    ..The user must lock one joint at a particular position in space before subsequently moving a different joint...
  22. pmc Sensory capacity of reinnervated skin after redirection of amputated upper limb nerves to the chest
    Paul D Marasco
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain 132:1441-8. 2009
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Targeted reinnervation for transhumeral amputees: current surgical technique and update on results
    Gregory A Dumanian
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 675 North St Clair, Suite 19 250, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:863-9. 2009
    ..Targeted reinnervation in upper extremity transhumeral amputees can improve control and dexterity of myoelectric prostheses. The operation as described previously required a long residual limb and the presence of a brachialis muscle...
  24. doi request reprint Design and validation of a platform robot for determination of ankle impedance during ambulation
    Elliott J Rouse
    Biomedical Engineering Department, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:8179-82. 2011
    ..The estimates obtained by the proposed platform robot compare favorably to those published in the literature. Future work will investigate the impedance of the ankle during ambulation for powered prosthesis controller development...
  25. ncbi request reprint Target Achievement Control Test: evaluating real-time myoelectric pattern-recognition control of multifunctional upper-limb prostheses
    Ann M Simon
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:619-27. 2011
    ..These results highlight the need for closed-loop performance measures and demonstrate that the TAC Test is a useful and more challenging tool to test real-time pattern-recognition performance...
  26. doi request reprint EMG pattern recognition control of multifunctional prostheses by transradial amputees
    Guanglin Li
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, IL 60611, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:6914-7. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the muscles in the residual forearm may produce sufficient myoelectric information to allow the six basic motion control, but insufficient information for more hand functions with fine finger movements...
  27. ncbi request reprint Frequency- and time-domain FEM models of EMG: capacitive effects and aspects of dispersion
    Nikolay S Stoykov
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:763-72. 2002
    ..It is clear that there is a need to establish accurate values of both conductivity and permittivity for human muscle tissue in vivo in order to quantify the influence of capacitance and dispersion on the EMG signal...
  28. doi request reprint The effect of ECG interference on pattern-recognition-based myoelectric control for targeted muscle reinnervated patients
    Levi Hargrove
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 56:2197-201. 2009
    ..High-pass filtering at approximately 100 Hz appears to effectively mitigate the effect of ECG interference...
  29. ncbi request reprint Finite-element time-domain algorithms for modeling linear Debye and Lorentz dielectric dispersions at low frequencies
    Nikolay S Stoykov
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:1100-7. 2003
    ..Potential applications include FETD modeling of electromyography, functional electrical stimulation, defibrillation, and effects of lightning and impulsive electric shock...
  30. ncbi request reprint A finite-element analysis of the effect of muscle insulation and shielding on the surface EMG signal
    Nikolay S Stoykov
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 East Superior Street, Room 1436, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:117-21. 2005
    ..The results suggest that the crosstalk between insulated or shielded muscles is small but that it increases with increasing subcutaneous fat. The findings may be useful in the control of multifunctional prostheses...
  31. pmc Development of a mechatronic platform and validation of methods for estimating ankle stiffness during the stance phase of walking
    Elliott J Rouse
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2145 Sheridan Road, Room E310, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Biomech Eng 135:81009. 2013
    ..Future work will focus on the implementation of this validated system in estimating human ankle impedance during the stance phase of walking...
  32. pmc Study of stability of time-domain features for electromyographic pattern recognition
    Dennis Tkach
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E, Superior Street, Suite 1309, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 7:21. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Use of two-axis joystick for control of externally powered shoulder disarticulation prostheses
    Robert D Lipschutz
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:661-7. 2011
    ..Additionally, two motions (one in each axis) could be controlled simultaneously. This pilot study provides valuable insight into an effective means of controlling high-level, externally powered prostheses with a two-axis joystick...
  34. ncbi request reprint Eliminating cardiac contamination from myoelectric control signals developed by targeted muscle reinnervation
    Ping Zhou
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Physiol Meas 27:1311-27. 2006
    ..The feasibility of the different methods for clinical application was also investigated with consideration of the clinical speed requirements and memory limitations of commercial prosthesis controllers...
  35. pmc Examination of force discrimination in human upper limb amputees with reinnervated limb sensation following peripheral nerve transfer
    Jonathon W Sensinger
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 17:438-44. 2009
    ..09 and 0.21. WR of reinnervated skin for TR subjects were within the 95% confidence interval of the control group. These data suggest that subjects with targeted reinnervation have unimpaired ability to discriminate gradations in force...
  36. pmc Adaptive pattern recognition of myoelectric signals: exploration of conceptual framework and practical algorithms
    Jonathon W Sensinger
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 17:270-8. 2009
    ..Supervised adaptation should be considered for incorporation into any clinically viable pattern recognition controller, and unsupervised adaptation should receive renewed interest in order to provide transparent adaptation...
  37. pmc Non-weight-bearing neural control of a powered transfemoral prosthesis
    Levi J Hargrove
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, IL, USA
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 10:62. 2013
    ..This research is the first step in our long-term goal of implementing myoelectric control of lower limb prostheses during both weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing activities for individuals with transfemoral amputation. ..
  38. doi request reprint Improving myoelectric pattern recognition robustness to electrode shift by changing interelectrode distance and electrode configuration
    Aaron J Young
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:645-52. 2012
    ..01) reduced sensitivity to electrode shift compared to a traditional time-domain feature set...
  39. pmc Robotic touch shifts perception of embodiment to a prosthesis in targeted reinnervation amputees
    Paul D Marasco
    Neural Engineering Centre for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior St Rm 1309 Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain 134:747-58. 2011
    ..We suggest that this may help amputees to more effectively incorporate an artificial limb into their self image, providing the possibility that a prosthesis becomes not only a tool, but also an integrated body part...
  40. ncbi request reprint Real time ECG artifact removal for myoelectric prosthesis control
    Ping Zhou
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Physiol Meas 28:397-413. 2007
    ..Aiming at clinical application, the optimal parameter assignment for each method was determined on the basis of the performance using the suite of testing signals with various ECG/EMG ratios...
  41. ncbi request reprint A simulation study to examine the use of cross-correlation as an estimate of surface EMG cross talk
    Madeleine M Lowery
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestern University, Chicago 60611, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 94:1324-34. 2003
    ..Furthermore, it is possible that a high correlation between surface EMG signals may reflect an association between motor unit firing times, for example due to motor unit synchronization...
  42. ncbi request reprint Expert opinions on success factors for upper-limb prostheses
    Aimee E Schultz
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:483-9. 2007
    ..Cosmesis was consistently reported as being less important than comfort and function, and shape was considered more important than color...
  43. doi request reprint The effects of targeted muscle reinnervation on neuromas in a rabbit rectus abdominis flap model
    Peter S Kim
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:1609-16. 2012
    ..In addition, by virtue of the nerve coaptation, the morphology of the previous amputation neuroma would become more like that of an in-continuity neuroma...
  44. pmc A quantitative evaluation of gross versus histologic neuroma formation in a rabbit forelimb amputation model: potential implications for the operative treatment and study of neuromas
    Jason H Ko
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 6:8. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  45. doi request reprint Neural interfaces for control of upper limb prostheses: the state of the art and future possibilities
    Aimee E Schultz
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    PM R 3:55-67. 2011
    ..In this review, we discuss the current state of the art of neural interfaces, particularly those that may find application within the prosthetics field...
  46. doi request reprint The effects of electrode size and orientation on the sensitivity of myoelectric pattern recognition systems to electrode shift
    Aaron J Young
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 58:2537-44. 2011
    ..One clinically important result was that a combination of longitudinal and transverse electrodes yielded high controllability with and without electrode shift using only four physical electrode pole locations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Comparison of electromyography and force as interfaces for prosthetic control
    Elaine A Corbett
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 48:629-41. 2011
    ..The results may be useful for the design of prostheses and prosthetic controllers...
  48. pmc Modeling of prosthetic limb rotation control by sensing rotation of residual arm bone
    Guanglin Li
    Shandong University, Jinan 250100, China
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:2134-42. 2008
    ..This pilot study provides important guidelines for developing a practical interface between the residual bone rotation and the prosthesis for control of prosthetic rotation...
  49. pmc Activation of individual extrinsic thumb muscles and compartments of extrinsic finger muscles
    J Alexander Birdwell
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Neurophysiol 110:1385-92. 2013
    ..This work is encouraging for the neural control of prosthetic limbs because these muscles and compartments may potentially serve as additional user inputs to command prostheses. ..
  50. pmc Amputation with median nerve redirection (targeted reinnervation) reactivates forepaw barrel subfield in rats
    Paul D Marasco
    Neural Engineering Center for Artificial Limbs, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Neurosci 30:16008-14. 2010
    ..Targeted reinnervation offers the opportunity to examine the cortical plasticity effects when behaviorally important sensory afferents are redirected from their original location to a new skin surface on a different part of the body...
  51. doi request reprint A computational model for stress reduction at the skin-implant interface of osseointegrated prostheses
    Srinivasu Yerneni
    Center for Bionic Medicine, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 100:911-7. 2012
    ..The findings in this study suggests that surgical techniques could stabilize the skin-implant interface, thus enhancing a skin-to-bone seal around the percutaneous device and minimizing infection...
  52. doi request reprint The effect of perturbation onset timing and length on tripping recovery strategies
    Camila Shirota
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2011:7833-6. 2011
    ..These results show that perturbation length affects recovery strategy selection in response to trips...
  53. pmc Novel model for end-neuroma formation in the amputated rabbit forelimb
    Peter S Kim
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Brachial Plex Peripher Nerve Inj 5:6. 2010
    ..To further elucidate the pathogenic process in amputation neuroma formation, we created a reproducible, well-tolerated rabbit forelimb amputation model...
  54. doi request reprint Differences in gait characteristics between persons with bilateral transtibial amputations, due to peripheral vascular disease and trauma, and able-bodied ambulators
    Po Fu Su
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1386-94. 2008
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint A multiple-layer finite-element model of the surface EMG signal
    Madeleine M Lowery
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Northwestem University, IL 60611, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:446-54. 2002
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Computerized biofeedback knee goniometer: acceptance and effect on exercise behavior in post-total knee arthroplasty rehabilitation
    Todd A Kuiken
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 E Superior Street, Rm 1124, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1026-30. 2004
    ..To assess device accuracy, patient acceptance, and effect of a computerized biofeedback knee goniometer (CBG), on patients' compliance with active range of motion (AROM) exercises after total knee arthroplasty (TKA)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Neural machine interfaces for controlling multifunctional powered upper-limb prostheses
    Kengo Ohnishi
    Northwestern University Prosthetic Research Laboratory Research Associate, Oita University, Department of Welfare Engineering, Faculty of Engineering700 Dannoharu, Oita, 8701192, Japan
    Expert Rev Med Devices 4:43-53. 2007
    ..In addition, studies on interfaces using muscle acoustic and mechanical properties and the problem of interfacing sensory information to the nervous system are discussed...
  58. ncbi request reprint Simulation of intramuscular EMG signals detected using implantable myoelectric sensors (IMES)
    Madeleine M Lowery
    School of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:1926-33. 2006
    ..The estimated detection radius of the IMES electrode, assuming a cylindrical muscle cross section, was 4.8, 6.2, and 7.5 mm for electrode orientations of 0 degree, 22.5 degrees, and 45 degrees with respect to the muscle fiber direction...